- of or based on experience rather than on theory or authority
- based on, tested by, or having the nature of, experiment
- for the sake of experiment; designed to test
- of or used for experiments
Origin of experimentalMiddle English ; from Medieval Latin experimentalis: see experiment
- a. Relating to or based on experiment: experimental procedures; experimental results.b. Given to experimenting.
- Of the nature of an experiment; constituting or undergoing a test: an experimental drug.
- Founded on experience; empirical.
(comparative more experimental, superlative most experimental)
- Pertaining to or founded on experiment.
- Chemistry is an experimental science.
- (sciences) nbsp; Serving to be experimented upon.
- R was a member of the experimental group, Z was a member of the control group.
- Serving as an experiment; serving to experiment.
- his experimental band
- an experimental engine
- Experiential, empirical.
- experimental knowledge
- That which is experimental.